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Munson Township
February 27, 2014 by Sofie L. Horvath | No Comments

Township Meetings At Munson Township Hall: March 11, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; March 20, Board of…

Township Meetings

At Munson Township Hall: March 11, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.; March 11, Park & Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m.; March 20, Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m.; March 24, Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.; March 25, Board of Trustees, 6:30 p.m.

All township meetings are open to the public. Trustees meetings have a time-slot for public comment, pro or con, regarding the township. Meeting dates are subject to change and can be verified by visiting or by calling the office, 440-286-9255.

Organization Meetings

At Munson Township Hall, Community Room: Feb. 28, Republican Women’s Dinner, 4 p.m.; March 4 and 18, Cub Scouts (Kastor), 6:45 p.m.; March 12, 4-H Engineering & Robotics Club (Taupieka), 6:30-8:30 p.m.; March 16, Geauga Christian Youth Mission Planning, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; March 20, Red Cross Blood Mobile, 12-7 p.m.; March 23, 4-H Breeders & Feeders Club (Teichman), 1-7 p.m.

At Munson Park, Bass Lake Road: Tennis Court, March 10 to May 16, Chardon Middle School Tennis Club, Monday through Friday, 3-5 p.m.


Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland has been named “Person of the Year” and given the Emerald Leader Award by Leadership Geauga County. The award is presented annually to an individual, a business or a non-profit agency that exemplifies outstanding leadership by positive contributions through volunteerism, philanthropy or innovation that impacts life in Geauga County.

Best wishes to Sheriff Dan McClelland for continued success.

Munson PTO Scholarships

Munson Elementary School PTO is offering two $500 scholarships to any Chardon High School senior who attended Munson Elementary for at least three years. Scholarship applications are available in the guidance counselor’s office at Chardon High School.

For more information, call Maureen Liechty at 440-285-5718.

Astronomical Society Meets

The Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society extends an open invitation to its next meeting March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Geauga Park District’s Sunnybrook Preserve Lodge, 12474 Heath Road. Following a short business meeting, there will be a monthly observation report, educational program and night sky viewing, weather permitting.

For more information, visit

Geauga County NAMI

Geauga County National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold a peer support group meeting March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Geauga Board of Mental Health, 13244 Ravenna Road, Munson.

The monthly meetings provide education, support and advocacy to those affected by mental illness and their families. NAMI meetings are free and open to the public; registration is not necessary.

For more information, visit or call 440-286-6264.

With the Arts

An opening reception featuring the beautiful and interesting artwork of Britta Franz, Jim Stadtlander and Diane Harto will be held March 8, from 7-9 p.m., at the West Woods in Russell Township. The artists will be there to answer questions and discuss their work.

The free event is open to the public. Refreshments served.

For information, call 440-286-9516.

Mapletown Squares

The Mapletown Squares will host a square dance March 14, from 8-10:30 p.m., at the Chardon Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Drive in Munson. Caller will be John Ramsey.

It is a good opportunity for anyone who wants to learn how to square dance. For more information, call Alice Morrow at 440-543-4950.

Trash Pickup Days

Munson Township, with the cooperation of the Geauga County Department on Aging, will have free trash pickup April 21, 22 and 23. The event is for items not normally picked up by the weekly trash collector.

Do not call the township for information or registration.

Call the Chardon Senior Center at 440-279-2130 for information on registration and what is and is not acceptable. When registering for the service, please be sure to give the correct address.

Volunteers Needed

The 2014 Lions Mane Event celebrates Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin’s 25th anniversary with a “Roaring Twenties Gala” April 5 at NDCL’s McGarry Gym, 13100 Auburn Road, Munson.

Volunteers are needed to help transform McGarry Gym into a Gatsbyesque party center and to help with acquisitions, package preparation and setup the week before the event. To volunteer, call Lis Olivier at 440-286-6226.

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